A field survey of international media systems, technologies, and providers in diverse European countries, aimed at understanding the differing effects of history, culture and technology on media systems and communications.
Dr. Pete Seel is a professor of new communication technologies and digital media production at Colorado State University and has taught in the Department of Journalism and Media Communication for the past twenty years. Recent teaching areas include global communication technologies, advanced documentary photography, documentary film, and communication aspects of human-computer interaction.
Professor Seel earned his Ph.D. in Telecommunications from Indiana University and has published three books and numerous research articles and book chapters about communication technology. His book Digital Universe is about global communication technologies and the evolution of the Internet over the past fifty years. He is also studying communication applications for virtual and augmented-reality visualization technologies.
Dr. Seel has more than four decades of professional experience as a photojournalist and video producer. He has worked as a combat photojournalist and was a television producer-director for ten years in Sacramento, California prior to returning to graduate school for his Ph.D. He is active in digital photography and video production and recently produced a portfolio of photographs taken while traveling around the world as a faculty member with the Semester at Sea program.